Advanced Contracts Specialist

2 weeks ago(1/3/2018 10:48 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Business Development/Sales/Marketing
Hiring Company
General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a related specialized area; or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience


Experience with government contracts is required

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Advanced Contracts Specialist.  The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.



  • Provides analytical, promotional, administrative, and sales support services to the sales function
  • Represents company to external and internal customers, answers product-related questions, traces lost shipments, interprets and clarifies customer orders for the shipping department
  • Confers with management regarding customer credits, returns goods for credit, and identifies quality assurance complaints
  • Represents company to external and internal customers and is the primary interface between the company and external customers through the period of performance of the contract
  • Owns specific customer accounts, coordinates RFQ's for functional input, calculates and prepares pricing documentation, quote sheet documentation, and submits quotes to requesters
  • Performs contract reviews, anticipates and reconciles issues/discrepancies, and maintains comprehensive, accurate files for quotes and orders
  • Owns all quote and proposal support for customer from start to completion and gathers price-to-win data from business development and suggests best pricing using ROS goals for the product line
  • Administers applicable contracts in accordance with FAR/DFARS regulations
  • Is a subject matter expert (SME) in at least one discipline/field and possesses working knowledge in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields
  • Expected to manage work, set objectives and meet commitments for self and others
  • Directs team members to achieve assignments using established guidelines, procedures and policies


  • Contributes to the development of new concepts, techniques, and standards
  • Considered expert in field within the organization
  • Develops solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation
  • Ensures solutions are consistent with organization objectives
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction
  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment
  • Effects of decisions are long-lasting and heavily influence the future course of the organization
  • Errors in judgment or failure to achieve results would result in the expenditure of large amounts of company resources
  • Serves as consultant to management and special external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives
  • Grasps and applies new information quickly; handles more complex problems
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment
  • Proficient and able to perform all responsibilities associated with the position 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!


General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran


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